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Nepean Museum: Birch Bark Quilled Earrings – Workshop

October 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Led by a facilitator from FabLab Onaki, participants in this workshop will use digital fabrication tools to craft a pair of earrings from traditional materials, including birch bark and porcupine quills. Light refreshments will be served.

FabLab Onaki is the first Indigenous FabLab in Canada. Adapting the Digital Fabrication Laboratory model developed by MIT, FabLab Onaki integrates the traditional values of the First Peoples and places practical and experimental approaches at the heart of learning. “Onaki” means “roots” in Anishinabeg.

Sunday, October 16 from 1 pm to 4 pm.
Ages 16 and up.
Cost: $75 per person.
Advance registration is required. The deadline to register is October 9.
Barcode: 1636997.
Registration: https://apps102.ottawa.ca/.


– This workshop is presented in English.
– Advance registration is required and the deadline to register is Sunday, October 9. Workshops with insufficient registration may be cancelled. If an alternative cannot be offered, a refund will be issued.
– Please note that the final design may vary from the finished product pictured in marketing materials.
– Visit the Ottawa Hand in Hand web page for information on available financial supports to facilitate participation in recreation and culture programs. https://bit.ly/3dM41Ih
– If you have questions or concerns regarding accessibility, please contact the museum by phone at 613-580-9638 or by email at museums@ottawa.ca. Additional information about accessibility can be found on the museum web page: Ottawa.ca/NepeanMuseum.


October 16
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Nepean Museum | Musée de Nepean
16 Rowley Avenue
Nepean, Ontario K2G 1L9 Canada
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(613) 580-9638
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